Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources
- Feb 15, 2019US Secretary of State visited Iceland
- Feb 08, 2019Agreement reached on citizens‘ rights in case of a no-deal Brexit
- Feb 05, 2019Statement on the situation in Venezuela
- Jan 08, 2019Foreign Minister of Iceland met with US Secretary of State
What we do
The Icelandic Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources formulates and enforces the Icelandic government policy for environmental affairs. The ministry supervises affairs pertaining to nature in Iceland, conservation and outdoor recreation, the national parks of Iceland, climate change, the protection of animals, wild-life management, pollution prevention, planning and building matters, fire prevention, weather forecasting and avalanche-protection, surveying and cartography, forestry and soil conservation, environmental monitoring and surveillance.
About the ministry
Topics of the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources
Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources
Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson
Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson took office as Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources on November 30 2017 for the Left-Green Party.Guðmundur Ingi was born on March 28 1977. He holds a BSc degree in Biology from the Universitry of Iceland and a masters degree in Environmental Management from Yale University.
Topics of Interest
- Mar 11, 2008 Ministry for the Environment and Natural ResourcesAct 85/2005 on the Conservation of Lake Thingvallavatn and its Catchment Area
- Jan 03, 2018 Ministry for the Environment and Natural ResourcesAct no 81/1997 on the Stefansson Arctic Institute and the Icelandic Joint Committee on Arctic Affairs
- Nov 19, 2018 Ministry for the Environment and Natural ResourcesAct On Infrastructure for Digital Spatial Data No 44/2011